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Canadian actor and comedian

John Candy is ...

Dead
Born 31 Oct 1950 in Newmarket
Died 4 Mar 1994 in Durango
Age43 years, 4 months
Causemyocardial infarction
Correction?
John Candy
John Candy
Grave of actor and comedian John Franklin Candy at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California (mausoleum, room 7, block 1). Candy was born October 31, 1950 in Newmarket, Ontario. He rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of The Second City and its related Second City Television series, and through his roles in comedy films such as Stripes; Splash; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; Cool Runnings; The Great Outdoors; Spaceballs; and Uncle Buck. He was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. He died of a heart attack on March 4, 1994 in Durango, Mexico at age 43.

About John Candy

John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian actor and comedian known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its related Second City Television series, and through his appearances in such comedy films as Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, and Uncle Buck, as well as more dramatic roles in Only the Lonely and JFK. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the loquacious, on-the-move shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles. While filming the Western parody Wagons East!, Candy died of a heart attack in Durango, Mexico, on March 4, 1994, aged 43. His final two films, Wagons East! and Canadian Bacon, are dedicated to his memory.

Films

John Candy has worked on the following films:

1941
1979 period comedy film
1979
Heavy Metal
1981 film by Jimmy Murakami, Gerald Potterton
1981
Cool Runnings
1993 film by Jon Turteltaub
1993
Splash
1984 fantasy romantic comedy movie
1984
National Lampoon's Vacation
US 1983 family comedy film
1983
Spaceballs
1987 US science fiction parody movie
1987
Stripes
1981 film by Ivan Reitman
1981
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
1987 American comedy film
1987
Canadian Bacon
1995 film by Michael Moore
1995
Rookie of the Year
1993 film by Daniel Stern
1993
Uncle Buck
1989 film by John Hughes
1989
She's Having a Baby
1988 film by John Hughes
1988
Brewster's Millions
1985 film by Walter Hill
1985
Nothing but Trouble
1991 film by Dan Aykroyd
1991
Speed Zone!
1989 film by Jim Drake
1989
Only the Lonely
1991 film by Chris Columbus
1991
The Great Outdoors
1988 American comedy film
1988
Volunteers
1985 film by Nicholas Meyer
1985
Summer Rental
1985 film by Carl Reiner
1985
Wagons East!
1994 film by Peter Markle
1994
Hot to Trot
1988 film by Michael Dinner
1988
The Silent Partner
1978 film by Daryl Duke
1978
Armed and Dangerous
1986 film by Mark L. Lester
1986
Delirious
1991 American romantic comedy film
1991
Lost and Found
1979 film by Melvin Frank
1979
Career Opportunities
1991 film by Bryan Gordon
1991
Who's Harry Crumb?
1989 film by Paul Flaherty
1989
Once Upon a Crime
1992 film by Eugene Levy
1992
It Came from Hollywood
1982 film by Andrew Solt
1982
Going Berserk
1983 film by David Steinberg
1983
Hostage for a Day
1994 film by John Candy
1994
The Canadian Conspiracy
1985 film by Robert Boyd
1985
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
1975
Deadly Companion
1980 film by George Bloomfield
1980